A tour of the most interesting museums in Braga

A tour of the most interesting museums in Braga

One of the most captivating ways of knowing the history, the culture and the achievements of a city over the years is by visiting museums. A tour of the most interesting museums in Braga invites you to discover three cultural institutions representative for the development of this city: Regional Archaeological Museum, Image Museum and Stringed Instrument Museum (Museu dos Cordofones). Regional Archaeological Museum If you find yourself for the first time in Braga, willing to discover as much... [ read more ]

Braga festivals and events

Braga festivals and events

Braga is a wonderful city, full of traditions and religious moments that are celebrated with great fast even in the present day. If you haven’t visited this city during Braga festivals and events, then let me tell you that you have missed a lot fun but most of all a significant display of this region’s rich culture. Festivals during the Holly Week The Holly week or the week before Easter is celebrated all over the Christian world but in Braga the processions are really special. During ... [ read more ]

Braga nightlife

Braga nightlife

If you are visiting Portugaland you feel like doing something out of the ordinary then I suggest coming to Braga. Before rushing into packing your nightclub cloths let me tell you, Bragais a small city without extravagant and fancy clubs but with an extraordinary atmosphere during the night. First, we will start by having dinner in some of the best restaurants in Braga (known for their hospitality and excellent food in the entire region), then we will serve a glass of wine in a relaxing bar or c... [ read more ]

Accommodation tips for Braga

Accommodation tips for Braga

Braga is a stunning city with many fascinating monuments worth seeing. If you read the previous posts on Braga you found that the city is representative for the entire country at a religious level. If you want to discover for yourself Braga then it could be a good idea to take into consideration a few accommodation tips for Braga. From hotels, to hostels, I am hoping to bring forward the best options for a cheap, relaxing and unforgettable holiday to Braga. Four and five stars hotels in Braga... [ read more ]

Top 3 attractions outside the city center of Braga

Top 3 attractions outside the city center of Braga

I remember the first time I came to Braga….It was during the summer holiday. I was in the eighth grade and our history teacher thought it might be a good idea to start visiting the places we learn about in the history lessons so that we could experience our glorious past in a lively manner. Therefore, we arrived in Braga. After visiting the main attraction places in the center of the city, we found out that there are some great spots outside Braga center that might be interesting to us. Afte... [ read more ]

Top 3 attractions in the historical center of Braga

Top 3 attractions in the historical center of Braga

Important religious and historical center of Portugal, Braga impresses the tourists with the large number of monuments that bring back a glorious past, one completely marked by religion and devotion to divinity. This small city displays more than 30 churches, several cathedrals and religious edifices to the public. Top 3 historical attractions in the historical center of Braga will present a personal view on the most attractive and visited sites, symbolic spots for the city itself. 1.    ... [ read more ]

A short guide of Braga

A short guide of Braga

Every time I come to BragaI have the same feeling: as if I came back to the historical heart of Portugal, to its Christian roots, the moment when everything started making sense for humanity. Though it might seem like a philosophical approach towards a small city, quite unknown to the large public, a short guide of Braga only tries to present some of the most significant events from its history, essential to its present development. No future without a glorious past Most of the tourists who ... [ read more ]